A Step by Step Guide to Blogs Design
The purpose of this tutorial is to help anyone with little or no experience of blogs design put together a fully functional and professional blog. I am enthusiastic about blog design, and specifically using WordPress because of its ease of use and great features. I want to share the information required to design a blog. I will go through the entire process of how to design a blog, starting with keyword research through to theme and plugin selections.
I assume that you intend to use WordPress, which is a free blog design tool and publishing platform, and that your blog will be self hosted.
First, please just take a moment to watch this short video…
Ok, here is an outline of the steps involved:
- Keyword Research
- Domain Names Selection
- Website Hosting and WordPress Installation
- Designing Your Blog
- Monetizing Your Blog
- Social Networkin
In order to obtain a high page rank in search engines, it’s imperative to carry out an extensive keyword research, using tools such as Google Adword.
For self hosting blogs, you need to sign up for an account with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) who will host your blog on their server, and to do that, you need a domain name.
What you need to do next is decide which ISP you want to host your blog. I will take you through the process of selecting a website host and installing WordPress.
This part details the steps needed to select your theme, and add content to the blog.
If you’re considering monetizing your blog, there are many plugins from which to choose, and I will show which ones to use.
Perhaps not surprisingly, there are considerable Social Media plugins from which to choose, and I will show you the right ones and how to configure them in your blogs design as I take you through the precedures of how to design a blog.